Ms Sinead Kearney > ByrneWallace LLP > Dublin, Ireland > Lawyer Profile

ByrneWallace LLP
88 Harcourt Street
Saint Kevin's
DO2 DK18

Work Department

Health Services.




Sinéad is a Partner and Head of the firm’s Health Services Team. Her passion and commitment to her clients ensures that they receive all round support. Sinéad relies on her excellent skill set and works closely with her committed team of Solicitors to consistently deliver high quality legal advice.
Sinéad has been the legal advisor to the Child and Family Agency and it’s predecessors in the seminal Child Protection Cases of the last 30 years. In addition to Child Protection, Sinéad specialises in Adoption Law, Children’s Mental Health and Constitutional Rights.


Dublin Solicitors Bar Association. Law Society of Ireland. •Child & Family Law Committee


Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) University College of Dublin 1985.

Lawyer Rankings

Ireland > Public sector

(Leading individuals)

Sinéad KearneyByrneWallace LLP

The ‘competent, capable and extremely well-informed‘ team at ByrneWallace LLP has extensive experience in representing public sector clients in litigation, judicial review proceedings and statutory inquiries, as well as advising on employment issues and public procurement. Its broad client base includes government departments, local authorities, universities and healthcare bodies. Employment specialist Michelle Ní Longáin, who has particular expertise in equality law, leads the team. Litigator Jon Legorburu, Sinéad Kearney, who specialises in childcare and adoption law, and Sean O’Donnell, who focuses on regulatory investigations and enforcement, are also key contacts.

Ireland > Healthcare and life sciences

The ‘first-class‘ team at ByrneWallace LLP has continued to expand its client base, adding a number of foreign investors to an impressive roster of pharmaceutical and medical device companies and public bodies. Colin Sainsbury heads the life sciences practice, which has expertise in M&A, fundraisings, licensing and regulatory issues. The health and social care team, which is experienced in litigation, governance and regulation, is led by Sinéad Kearney and also includes mental health law specialist Olive Doyle. Catherine Dowling and senior associate Laura Greene, who has expertise in advising international clients on Irish regulation, are also recommended.